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Vancouver police identify man shot dead at London Hotel

Vancouver police outside the London Hotel in the Strathcona neighbourhood of Vancouver on July 20, 2021. Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred inside the hotel Tuesday morning. Siavash Dezvareh/Global News

Vancouver police have identified the man shot dead in a single-room occupancy hotel on Main Street last month.

Police say the shooting happened around 5 a.m. on July 20 in the London Hotel at Main and East Georgia streets.

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Michael Bailey, 40, is the victim.

Police believe two suspects fled the scene, and that the shooting was targeted.

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The London Hotel is operated by the non-profit Atira Women’s Resource Society, with support services funded by BC Housing.

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The shooting was Vancouver’s 11th homicide of 2021.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Vancouver police.

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